The ongoing fiasco with the hugely cost over-run and under-performing F-35 demonstrates precisely why President Trump’s massive increase in military spending will not bring more security to the US. It is a “get rich” program for the political elites and military-industrial complex.
Are you worried about government schools brainwashing your kids? Are you worried about them being manipulated into political protests that undermine liberty and morality? Most importantly, do you want them to actually become educated people? Tom Woods joins today’s Liberty Report to tell us why
Before any investigation into the alleged nerve agent attack in the UK has been completed, the Trump Administration announced this morning that some 60 Russian diplomats would be expelled from the US in retaliation for what it claimed was Russian government responsibility. Did the Russians
Published on Mar 26th, 2018 – Return of Bolton?
John Bolton, a central figure in peddling the lies of the 2003 Iraq invasion, has been chosen by President Trump to be a National Security Advisor. This is a very bad sign. We break down why it’s a terrible and dangerous choice in a special
The market is a ruthless regulator. Big corporations prefer government regulation because they to protect big corporations from the market, consumer choice, and upstart competitors. As the market ravages Facebook for its misdeeds, CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks maybe “government regulations” would be a good idea.
With ISIS all but defeated and al-Qaeda and its allies all but defeated in Ghouta, what is the justification for the US military to still be illegally occupying 30 percent of Syrian territory? And why is the Pentagon building a big new base so close
With the impending fall of East Ghouta to Syrian government forces, former President Obama’s project of supporting jihadist rebels in hopes of overthrowing Assad seems to be near death. Will Trump be wise enough to finally change Obama’s disastrous policy?
Fifteen years ago today, the US launched its “shock and awe” attack against Iraq. The war was based on lies and propaganda, it cost trillions, and it left perhaps a million dead. To date no one has been punished for this disaster.
Trump’s nominees to head up CIA and State are bad. What’s worse is that the Executive Branch continues to amass unconstitutional power.
Did Russian president Vladimir Putin order a hit on a former double agent that he allowed to retire in London rather than remain in a Russian prison? It seems like a stretch, but the UK government is using the attack to ratchet up anti-Russia sentiment.
Prior to becoming President, Donald Trump accurately called the U.S. economy a “big, fat, ugly bubble.” That hasn’t changed, other than the big fat bubble being even uglier! Homelessness is skyrocketing. What’s going on? Ron Paul talks about government policies that create an even bigger
New York Times bestselling author of “Skin in the Game” Nassim Nicholas Taleb joins today’s Liberty Report to discuss the “interventionistas” who produce chaos everywhere in the name of “doing good.” What does it mean to have “skin in the game”? Tune in!
President Trump’s surprise move to make major changes in his Administration brings forth nominees for CIA director and Secretary of State that have been deeply involved and/or supportive of President Bush’s torture program. Should they be confirmed…or in jail?
Mises Institute President Jeff Deist joins today’s Liberty Report to take a look at the future of the libertarian movement. Plus special bonus: What’s happening at the State Department?
The Defense Department has sent Senate Majority Leader McConnell a letter informing him that even if Congress passes legislation limiting US military action in Yemen, the Pentagon will ignore it. Will Congress finally wake up on Afghanistan and Yemen and return to its Constitutional obligations?
We’ve recently learned that both Google and the computer repair company Geek Squad have been deeply involved with national security agencies to conduct illegal searches of their customers’ computers and to help develop surveillance technology that may well be used against its customers. What are
The head of NATO says the alliance’s troops will stay in Iraq so long as that’s OK with the Iraqi government. Former US Congressman Ron Paul thinks it’s time for the alliance to pull out its forces.
After a successful North/South Korea meeting, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un surprised the world by suggesting that he might give up his nuclear program under certain conditions. Will the US play ball, or will the neocons once again block any chance of peace?
From Ukraine to Syria to Africa, the consistency in the Trump Administration’s foreign policy is that it is consistently chaotic. One minute there is talk of peace, the next minute there are threats of war. Is there any benefit to such a seemingly incoherent approach
The Iraqi Parliament voted to demand US troops depart their country. After 15 years, maybe it’s time we listen to them.
Over the weekend, President Trump said that the US attack on Iraq was like “throwing a brick at a hornet’s nest.” He called it a massive mistake. He’s right, but what’s he going to do about it? We take a look at the Iraq war
At a press conference yesterday, President Trump dismissed the idea of due process before police confiscate private firearms. He even suggested that police ignore restrictions on such gun grabs. Will government use the latest “crisis” to grab more of our liberties?
The Pentagon announced last week that it was sending $40 million to the State Department’s “Global Engagement Center” to “counter foreign disinformation.” Much of the money will go to creating US disinformation, to meddling in the internal affairs of other countries, and to more jobs
Ron Paul is traveling today. Please enjoy this speech that was delivered back in 2016 at a Mises Institute even held in Houston, TX.
Published on Feb 26th, 2018 – What happened to the limited government movement?
President Trump has announced yet another round of North Korea sanctions, targeting Chinese and other companies still daring to trade with Pyongyang. Will he bring Kim Jong-Un to his knees? Or just keep hurting the suffering civilians?
The Fed has created a mountain of problems. Every solution (of theirs) leads to even more problems. Ron Paul talks about the what the Fed has done, how it tries to keep things going, and the inevitable economic crisis that is coming.